IRIDS Virtual Science Talks

Welcome to the IRIDS Virtual Science Talks
The spirit of IRIDS

IRIDS (International Roche Infectious Diseases Symposium) comprises a series of scientific and educational events taking place since 2009, addressing some of the most significant, up-to-date topics in the field of infectious disease (ID) management and diagnosis. IRIDS is the perfect forum for laboratory experts and clinical specialists from around the world, to exchange insights and expertise in the infectious diseases field.  


The IRIDS Virtual Science Talks

In 2022, and across 2023, several webinars have taken place to engage, inform, and inspire healthcare professionals all over the world. Scientists and industry leaders share their thoughts and experiences within the field of infectious diseases, on a platform built to facilitate and enhance conversations and sometimes also debates.


Three reasons to attend

Stay up to date on the global trends and most significant development on infectious diseases.

Discover more about trends and current innovations around SARS-CoV-2, viral hepatitis, sexual transmitted diseases, and congenital infection, just to mention a few.

Connect with lab experts, clinicians, industry leaders from other countries.

Attendance to the IRIDS Virtual is free of charge. No CME points will be provided, but it will be possible to get a Certificate of Attendance.


Register now for the upcoming IRIDS Virtual Science Talk entitled

'Overcoming the barriers of HIV testing and PrEP screening management' planned for December 1st, 2023 from 13:00 to 14:00 CET

Prof. Dr. Ayse Deniz Gökengin
Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Dr. Benjamin La Brot
Medical Affairs Leader, Infection & Immunity (HIV & HXV), Roche Molecular Systems, Pleasanton, US

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